For our first edition of 2019 we dive into Barry Jenkins’ extraordinary adaptation of James Baldwin.
Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.
The director’s follow-up to his Oscar-winning Moonlight is based on James Baldwin’s classic novel.
Barry Jenkins’ faithful adaptation of James Baldwin’s heartbreaking love story is pure cinematic poetry.
Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Yorgos Lanthimos all look like early contenders for major awards.
Claire Denis and Barry Jenkins will present their latest work when the festival kicks off on 6 September.
Kathryn Bigelow’s new film is part of a larger, ongoing cultural problem.
By Josh Howey
The Moonlight writer/director is set to helm the Harlem love story If Beale Street Could Talk.
John Singleton and Barry Jenkins’ films understand what it means to grow up young, black and American.
The Moonlight director discusses the value of film school and finding a personal voice.
By Josh Lee
By not showing physical intimacy, Barry Jenkins allows sexuality to surface in his film in other ways.
Barry Jenkins’ Miami-set coming-of-ager echoes the visual language of Hou Hsiao-hsien’s 2001 film.
By Nick Chen
This San Fransisco-set drama from 2008 is the perfect primer for Barry Jenkins’ critically-acclaimed latest.
Barry Jenkins’ low-key examination of black life in America is an aching romance of the very highest order.
By Matthew Eng
From Luke Cage to Moonlight, the American actor has made a vital contribution to his craft this year.
By Ewan Cameron
New films from Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee are part of the official programme’s focus on diversity.
By Elena Lazic
This remarkable return to filmmaking by director Barry Jenkins falls just a few steps short of genius.